High School Sports

Iota’s Dakota Breaux and Tayte Langley corral Oakdale’s Gabe Rodriguez Friday during the Bulldogs’ 44-7 victory over the Warriors.

Iota cruises past Oakdale in blowout victory

After his team’s flat performance in last week’s victory over Basile, Iota coach Josh Andrus was hoping a good week of practice would restore his team’s focus and have them ready to play hard for four quarters against the Oakdale Warriors.
Mission accomplished.
The 44-7 victory was never in doubt.
By the end of the first quarter, the Bulldogs led 30-0 and had already put the game out of reach.

John Robert Allums kicked two field goals in final three minutes of game for VC.

VC kicker nails game-winner

When the game was on the line, the Vermilion Catholic Eagles answered in a big way.
Sophomore kicker John Robert Allums kicked two field goals in the final three minutes of the game to help his team beat Opelousas Catholic 26-23 on Friday.
The young man nailed a 25-yarder with 15 seconds to play, giving the Eagles the dramatic 26-23 win over the Class 2A team.
“Our kicker has ice in his veins,” said VC head coach Kevin Fouquier.
Allums kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:44 to play in the game that tied the game 23-23.

Notre Dame quarterback Ben Broussard fights for yards Friday during the Pios’ 40-28 victory over Teurlings at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Pios outlast Tigers in offensive shootout

Sometimes things just don’t go as planned, but a good football team will handle adversity with a positive spin. That’s what Notre Dame did again, and again and again Friday night against Breaux Bridge.
Senior running back Noah Bourgeois rushed for 220 yards on 24 carries and scored two touchdowns as the Pio held off the Tigers, 40-28, in an old-fashioned shootout. Notre Dame head coach Lewis Cook had praise for both teams post game.

Trojans clip Jays

VILLE PLATTE – In a hard-hitting battle, Sacred Heart of Ville Platte pulled out a 10-3 win over rival St. Edmund.
“We can’t turn the ball over, give up big plays or hurt ourselves with penalties,” St, Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said after the game.
After forcing the Blue Jays (1-1) to punt on gthe opening drive of the game, the Trojans (2-0) almost scored on its first play as Wesley Launey connected with Nicolas Perry for a 64-yard pass.

Bobcats stun No. 10 Jennings

JENNINGS – The Jennings High Bulldogs dominated the action in the early going as they drove from their 35-yard line to deep within the Eunice Bobcat territory.
But the Bobcats held off the Bulldogs by forcing a fumble that was recoverd by Carlin Vigers at the Eunice 9-yard line to end the threat.
The Bobcats put together a drive into Bulldog territory.
The Cats were forced to punt, but fumbles by the Bulldogs allowed the Cats to put the first points on the clock on a Simeon Ardoin pass to Avery Lee for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead.


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